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David Pariser MD

David M. Pariser MD

Professor of Dermatology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia

Dr. Pariser is a Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, where he is also the senior physician at Pariser Dermatology Specialists, Ltd., a private group practice of 11 dermatologists, 6 PAs and one nurse practitioner, with multiple locations in Southeastern Virginia.

He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, his MD degree from the Medical College of Virginia, and trained as a dermatology resident in Florida at the University of Miami. Dr. Pariser is Board Certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology. Dr Pariser holds Fellowships from the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatopathology and the American College of Physicians.

An active clinician and teacher, he has participated as a principal investigator in over 350 clinical trials.  Dr. Pariser has been a guest speaker at over 550 educational events all over the world, and is currently on the Board of Directors of the International League of Dermatologic Societies, the body that sponsors the World Congress of Dermatology.

His interests include psoriasis, hyperhidrosis, acne, and photodynamic therapy. He has served on the Medical Advisory Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation, and is the immediate past president and is currently the Secretary and a board member of the International Hyperhidrosis Society. He is active in the affairs of the American Academy of Dermatology of which he was President in 2009-2010, and was Assistant Secretary-Treasurer for 3 years, Secretary-Treasurer for 3 years and was a board member of the Academy for 14 years.  He is a long-time advocate for the Dermatology Team Care approach and for education, training and proper supervision of non-physician clinicians.

He is the author of 3 textbooks, multiple textbook chapters, two dozen invited papers, nearly 60 scientific poster presentations and over 110 original works in peer-reviewed journals, with additional co-authorship of 22 American Academy of Dermatology publications on Guidelines of Care. Dr. Pariser is or has been on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and Managed Care magazine, and is a reviewer for both of these publications and for Pediatric Dermatology, the American Journal of Managed Care, the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, and the Archives of Dermatology.

Awards and honors presented to Dr Pariser include the Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology in 2001 for advocacy issues surrounding isotretinoin, 5 Presidential Citations from the American Academy of Dermatology, and Clinical Educator of the Year award from both the Fall and Winter Clinical Dermatology Conferences.